Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
425 AM PDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...RECORD SETTING HEAT WAVE CONTINUES ACROSS INLAND PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND...

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CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA-
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
CASCADE FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY-UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-
WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-I-
5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VENETA...ST. HELENS...HILLSBORO...
PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...
SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...SANDY...ESTACADA...
SWEET HOME...COTTAGE GROVE...ODELL...LONGVIEW...KELSO...
VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL...TOUTLE...ARIEL...
LAKE MERWIN...COUGAR
425 AM PDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
MUCH OF THE INTERIOR LOWLANDS IN NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST
WASHINGTON INCLUDING THE CENTRAL OREGON COAST RANGE AND THE
CASCADE FOOTHILLS...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES: GENERALLY IN THE 90S...EXCEPT 85 TO 95 IN
  THE HIGHER TERRAIN AND LOWER COLUMBIA. HOTTEST TIME OF THE DAY
  WILL BE 1 PM TO 6 PM EACH AFTERNOON.

* LOW TEMPERATURES: TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO BE SLOW TO COOL
  OFF IN THE EVENING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS AND HIGHER
  TERRAIN. LOWS WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE UPPER 50S AND 60S...
  THOUGH SOME URBAN AREAS AND HILLS MAY NOT FALL BELOW 70 DEGREES
  EACH NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL...
  EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...ODELL...SANDY...
  ESTACADA...SWEET HOME...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...HILLSBORO...
  PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...ST. HELENS...VENETA...
  TOUTLE...ARIEL...LAKE MERWIN...COUGAR...COTTAGE GROVE...
  LONGVIEW...KELSO

* IMPACTS: TAKE CARE NOT TO OVER EXERT DURING THE HEAT OF THE
  DAY...AND TO STAY HYDRATED WITH CLEAR LIQUIDS. AUTOMOBILES
  CAN HEAT UP RAPIDLY TO TEMPERATURES HARMFUL OR EVEN DEADLY
  TO PETS AND CHILDREN. USE CAUTION NEAR AREA RIVERS...BE
  WATER SMART... WEAR A LIFE JACKET AND USE GOOD JUDGMENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING. KNOW
THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR
LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

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